Stephanie Stahl

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Health: New High Tech Solution Helps Cure Dry Eyes

Dry eyes can get especially bad in the winter, made worse by all the dry air inside. Now, there’s a new high tech solution.

02/18/2015

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Health: Officials Reminding Residents About Dangers Of Not Vaccinating Kids

The measles outbreak is still focused on the west coast, but there are two unrelated cases locally.

02/03/2015

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Health: The Life-Threatening Condition That Can Develop Out Of Almost Any Infection

More than a million Americans each year are diagnosed with a life-threatening condition known as sepsis, which can develop out of almost any kind of infection, including the flu.

01/29/2015

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Measles Outbreak On West Coast Leaves Many Wondering About The Vaccine

The CDC is advising most adults born after 1957 to get an MMR vaccine, whether they had one as a child or not.

01/22/2015

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Research Says Taking Aspirin To Treat And Prevent Heart Disease Could Be Doing More Harm Than Good

Millions of Americans take aspirin to treat and prevent heart disease, but new research today from the American College of Cardiology says that could be doing more harm than good.

01/12/2015

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South Jersey Mother Among Latest Flu Deaths In What’s Being Called A Severe Flu Season

Forty-year-old Nicole Born, a Voorhees mother of two, died of complications from the flu.

01/09/2015

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Health: Survey Shows There Is Confusion And Misinformation About Diet Supplements

Last year, Americans spent billions on weight loss supplements, but a new survey shows there’s a lot of confusion and misinformation about diet supplements.

12/30/2014

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Health: Protecting Skin From Air Pollution

From car exhaust and cigarette smoke, to soot and smog, air pollution is not only bad for your lungs. Dirty air hurts your skin too.

12/10/2014

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Health: New Sleep Apnea Treatment

There’s a new option for the 18 million Americans who suffer with obstructive sleep apnea which can cause a variety of health problems including an increased risk of heart disease and weight gain.

12/02/2014

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‘Healthy Pa.’ Enrollment Begins Today

Uninsured Pennsylvanians whose annual income is less than 138 percent of the federal poverty limit can apply for health coverage through the state’s new “Healthy PA” program.

12/01/2014

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Health: More People Expected To Get CT Scans For Lung Cancer

A surge is expected now that they’ll be covered by Medicare and Medicaid.

11/27/2014

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Health: FDA Issues New Rules Mandating Calories Be Posted On Menus At Big Chain Restaurants And Stores

The FDA issued new rules which will soon show you exactly how many calories you’re eating when you dine out.

11/25/2014

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Health: New Research Says The Best Place To Have A Heart Attack Is Not In A Hospital

The new study published in JAMA found that people who were already hospitalized were more likely to die from a heart attack than people who had a heart attack outside the hospital.

11/17/2014

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Health: Growing Number Of Nurses Being Abused Inside Hospitals

Following up on a CBS3 investigation started in May, a growing number of nurses are being abused inside hospitals locally and around the country.

11/07/2014

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Health: Tracking Flu Outbreaks On Your Own

As 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl explains, “Flu Near You” is a free website and mobile app that uses the power of crowdsourcing to track and monitor flu symptoms around the county.

11/04/2014

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